An Introduction to e-Waste

Have you ever wondered what happens to your favourite laptop after you throw it away? If thrown into the garbage bin, it goes straight to landfills. If given off to an e-waste collector, they will send it to recyclers. There are different paths these electronic and electrical waste goes in, depending on how they are... Continue Reading →

5 Steps of Waste Management for Bulk Waste Generators

Bulk Waste generators as the name suggests are generators of waste in large quantities on a daily basis, and according to rules they are required to follow effective waste management practices: Ensure waste segregation in your premises Ensure 100% recycling of plastic waste Ensure appropriate disposal channels, especially for e-waste Wondering if you are a... Continue Reading →

Recycle your E-waste today!

Businesses and organisations around the world are heavily reliant on electronics for day-to-day activities, requiring them to have fast, latest and new-age technology. With growing innovations in technology, older equipment, and other electrical and electronic waste is often discarded through improper channels, resulting in widespread dumping in landfills. What is the solution? Recycle your e-waste... Continue Reading →

EPR Benefits for your Brand

Extender producer responsibility (EPR) is a rule passed by the Govt. of India to ensure brands take responsibility for their post-consumer use of packaging waste. EPR benefits for your brand far outweigh the challenges in its implementation. It enables the creation of a circular economy which is created by channelizing plastic and e-waste and ensuring... Continue Reading →

Decoding the new ‘Uniform Framework for Extended Producers Responsibility’ under Plastic Waste Management Rules

The proposed amendments to the Uniform Framework for EPR prepared by MOEF in June 2020 will alter the existing methodology of EPR fulfillment for producer brands. While the amendments are welcome in that, it attempts to ensure that EPR spends by brands be channelised to genuine and legitimate stakeholders (including waste processors), thus giving way... Continue Reading →

New Disposal System to Channelise e-waste in Singapore

Singapore recently announced the implementation of a new system to collect electronic and electrical waste, which will include collection drives and door-step pick-ups, and repositories in public areas. An island city, known for its state of the art Infrastructure, tourist destinations, IT industry, and fascinating ways of waste management. However, did you know Singapore’s e-waste... Continue Reading →

All you need to know about your EPR Action Plan

In a bid to effectively manage plastic waste generated, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) further amended the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 (PWM), and released a detailed list of changes to the rules - Overview of the amendments to PWM,2016. Along with amendments two important documents were released in late March 2021, One requiring... Continue Reading →

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